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Christine Camilleri

 

Notable Achievements

 

  • Gamblin selects "Summer Pastures" to showcase their oil paints in Art Avenue Magazine, 2019

  • Master Circle Gold Medal signature status awarded from the Int’l Assn. of Pastel Societies (IAPS) 2017

  • “Squaring Off” accepted for IAPS 30th Annual Exhibition in Albuquerque, NM, 2017

  • Oil Painters of America juried in as member, 2018    

  • Article in Pastel Journal Dec 2016 issue, “Artists to Watch”

  • “Plains Passage” accepted for the Int’l Assn of Pastel Societies (IAPS) 28th Annual Exhibition at the Salmagundi Gallery in New York City, 2016

  • "The Watchful One" was accepted as one of only 75 paintings of 856 international entries to the juried show sponsored by IAPS

  • "Summer Pastures" was a finalist in the landscape juried call for entries sponsored by The Artists Magazine. There were over 14,000 entries that year

  • "Trail Boss" selected for commemorative calendar sponsored by IAPS

  • Three paintings on cover for western-themed books by Tennessee Publishing firm

 

Juried Exhibitions and Shows (selected)

 

  •   IAPS 30th Juried Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM, 2017

  •   Salmagundi Club, Manhattan, New York, 28th Juried Exhibition, Int’l Assn of Pastel Societies, 2016

  •   Pastel Artists Canada, various on line and exhibits, ongoing to present

  • Vose Galleries, Boston, MA, 24th Annual Juried Exhibition, Int'l Assn of Pastel Societies, 2014

  • Kamloops Art Gallery, Annual Fundraiser, Juried Show, annually since 2010

  • The Old Schoolhouse Art Centre, Qualicum, Vancouver Island, Pastel by Invite Group Show, 2011

  • Pastels By Invitation, Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA, Group Show, 2009 to present

  • Chilliwack Museum Gallery Chambers, Solo Artist, 2010

      Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) Federation Gallery, Granville Island, Van. BC, 2005 to present

      Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes, Washington, Feature Artist, 2009

      Qualicum Schoolhouse for the Arts, Vancouver Island, BC, Solo Show, 2009

      Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 11th Annual Int’l Assn of Pastel Societies, 2008

  • Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes, Washington, Group Show, 2008

  • Kamloops Historic Courthouse, Kamloops, BC, Group Show, 2008

  • Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes, Washington, Pastel Society of the Northwest Member’s Exhibit, 2007

  • Place Des Art, Coquitlam, BC, Group Show, 2006 and 2007

  • Ft. Langley Historical Museum, Group Show, 2006

  • Kirsten Gallery, Seattle, Washington, Juried Show, 23rd Northwest Marine Art Exhibition, and International Northwest Pastel Society Show, Group Show, 2005

  • Pastel Artists of Canada,  Mississauga, Ontario, National Group Show, 2005, 2009, 2011

 

Awards

 

"Surfside Sand" 3rd Prize, Artists' Choice, FCA Juried Exhibition, 2019

“Wind Carving”, Honourable Mention, PAC Juried Exhibition, May 2016

“Sensing Difference”, Third Place, PAC Juried Exhibition, January, 2016

“Breezy Shore”, Honourable Mention, PAC Juried Exhibition, May, 2015

"Winter's Embrace, Honourable Mention, PAC show March 2014

“Sea to Sky”, First Place, FCA FVC Show, April 2012.

“The Watchful One”, Peoples’ Choice Award, Pastel Artists Canada Open Juried Exhibition, Sept, 2011

“Last Light” 2nd Place, Place des Arts, Coquitlam May, 2011
“Summer Pastures, Finalist Landscape and Interior Category, 26th Annual Art Competition, The Artist’s Magazine, July, 2009.

“Trail Boss”, Honourable Mention, Northwest Pastel Society Int’l Open Exhibition, August, 2009

“Mystery Flight”, 1st Place Best in Show, FCA FVC Show, March, 2009

"A Day Off", Award of Merit, Sierra Pastel Society International Exhibition, October, 2008

“Morning Fog”, Honourable Mention, Garibaldi Art Club, July, 2008

“Down at the Dock”, 2nd Place, Garibaldi Art Club, July, 2008

“Dusk on Fire” 3rd Place, FCA FVC, March, 2008

“A Day Off,”1st Place Best in Show, FCA FVC, October, 2007

“A Day Off,” Award of Merit, Sierra Pastel Society, May 2007

“Summer Pastures”, 3rd Place, Northwest Pastel Society, August 2007

“Settling Down”, First Place: FCA Silver Pin and David Molloy Memorial Award , Nov. 2006 

“Glacial Bouquet”, 2nd Place, FCA FVC, October 2006

“Backyard Afternoon”, Award of Excellence, FCA FVC, March, 2004.

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • Federation of Canadian Artists and Fraser Valley Chapter (FVC) of the FCA

  • Pastel Artists Canada

  • International Association of Pastel Societies

  • Pastel Society of America

  • Oil Painters of America

 

 

Formal Education

 

Master in Environmental Studies, Area of Concentration:  Adult Learning and Facilitation, York University,      Toronto, Ontario,1989

Bachelor of Arts, York University, Toronto, Ontario,1986

 

 

Designations

 

  • * Associate Signature Member, Federation of Canadian Artists

  • * Master Pastellist, Pastel Artists Canada

  • * Int’l Assn of Pastel Societies, Master Circle Signature Member